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Oven Vent; Split Oven Rack (On Some Models) - KitchenAid KGRS202BSS Use & Care Manual

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The oven has 7 positions for a flat rack, as shown in the previous
illustration and the following table.
Flat Rack Position*
Type of Food
Broiling/searing meats, hamburgers, steaks
Broiled meats, poultry, fish
3 or 4
Most baked goods, casseroles
Roasted meats
Large roasts or poultry
*If your model has a Max Capacity Rack, the recessed ends must
be placed in the rack position above the desired position of the
food. See the following illustration.
A. Ends of rack in position 3
B. Food in position 2
Split-Rack with Removable Insert
The split-rack with removable insert is a space maximizer. When
the two are attached, they make a full rack. The insert can also be
removed to provide room for large items such as a turkey and
casseroles. Do not place more than 25 lbs (11.3 kg) on the split-
The insert can also be used on the counter as a cooling rack.
A. Split-rack
B. Removable insert
If you would like to purchase a split-oven rack, one may be
ordered. See "Accessories" section to order.
A. Oven vent
IMPORTANT: These rack positions are for flat racks. If a Max
Capacity Rack is used, the rack position must be adjusted as
shown in the previous figure.
Multiple Rack Cooking
2-rack: Use rack positions 2 and 5 for regular or convection baking.
3-rack (True convection only): Use rack positions 2, 4 and 6.
Best Performance on 2 Racks
For best results when baking cakes on 2 racks, use racks 2 and 5
with the Bake function. Place the cakes on the racks as shown. For
best results baking 2 racks of cookies, use racks 2 and 5 with the
Bake function.
Split Oven Rack
(on some models)
To Use Racks:
1. Place a full rack in the lower section of the oven and position
2. Place large items on the right side of the full rack.
3. Place deeper, covered dishes on the left side of the full rack.
4. Place shallow dishes on the split-rack.
5. When finished cooking, slowly remove items.

Oven Vent

The oven vent releases hot air and moisture from the oven, and
should not be blocked or covered. Blocking or covering the oven
vent will cause poor air circulation, affecting cooking and cleaning
results. Do not set plastics, paper or other items that could melt or
burn near the oven vent.
the split-rack above it.
A. Place shallow dishes on the split-rack.
B. Large item placed on the right side of full-rack

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